GLSA-200903-04 : DevIL: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-04
(DevIL: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Stefan Cornelius (Secunia Research) discovered two boundary errors
within the iGetHdrHeader() function in src-IL/src/il_hdr.c.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
Radiance RGBE file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200903-04.xml

Solution :

All DevIL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/devil-1.7.7'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35794 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5262